10 Ways to Talk about Likes & Dislikes

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Today's article is about expressing likes and dislikes in English.

What are your likes and dislikes? We’re constantly talking about things we do and don’t like. In fact, finding out what a person likes or doesn’t like helps us to get to know him (or her) better. Or imagine if someone wants to find out what are your hobbies or tastes. How would you respond?

So what phrases can we use for expressing likes and dislikes in English?

1. I love… [soccer]

2. I’m really into… [soccer]

3. I live for… [soccer]

4. [soccer] is my thing.

5. I’m crazy about… [soccer]

6. I’m not a huge fan of… [modern art]

7. [Modern art] isn’t my cup of tea.

8. I don’t really care for… [modern art]

9. I’m not into… [modern art]

10. I can’t stand… [modern art]

(this phrase expresses strong dislike)

Common mistake

Be careful where you put "very much" or "a lot". These words should go after the thing that you like.

For example,I like reading very much. NOT I like very much reading.


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